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CHOICE STORIES

WMAES Ranked Top Ten Charter School

Excerpt from Bridge Magazine What are the top 10 charter schools in the state? The top 10 affluent school districts? What schools get the most academic achievement from their fourth-graders? The winners, ranging from small rural districts to urban charter…

Natural Playground at BCMA

Battle Creek Montessori Academy started construction on its natural playground. The idea came from kindergarten teacher Jess Rasmussen who believed that a natural playground fit perfectly with the Montessori philosophy. Families, friends and community members donated wood, flowers, trees, tires,…

FCMA Coming Together to Celebrate a Day of Peace

Four Corners Montessori Academy (FCMA) will celebrated International Day of Peace (IDP) on Friday, Sept. 20. Each year the official IDP or “Peace Day” is celebrated on Sept. 21. In 1981, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly established IDP to promote worldwide peace and encourage…

MMAEC Clean Up at Heritage Landing

Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change headed down to Muskegon’s beautiful Heritage Landing for a service learning project. There, the children put on their gloves, grabbed a garbage bag and explored the grounds with their teacher. Along the way, the…

Morey Students Plant Butterfly Garden

Students from fourth to sixth grade at Morey Charter School planted small nectar plants and other grasses to establish a butterfly habitat on Tuesday morning. The students can’t wait for the plants to mature and for butterflies to come enjoy…

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Good Things Happening at WMAES

West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science Students Clear Out Invasive Mustard Plants at Park Students at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science (WMAES) in Grand Rapids spent time Tuesday cleaning up Linus Palmer Park. Student council members in grades 6-12…

West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science Top Scholars

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WMAES Ranked the #15 High School in Michigan by US News

Celebrity Reader at Benton Harbor Charter School

It has been often said “reading is fundamental,” and on March 8 students at Benton Harbor Charter School (BHCS) were read to by local celebrities at a special assembly. This was part of BHCS annual Celebrity Reader Day that emphasizes…

TOPSA+ charter school top among Muskegon County schools when income considered

Three Oaks Public School Academy is the most successful among Muskegon County elementary and middle schools when student socioeconomic status is taken into consideration, according to the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. Read here.

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"When we hired Choice it was like a lightbulb when on. They are extremely supportive of our vision and allow us to be who we want to be while providing the foundational support for our students, staff and school community success. We would not be where we are today without
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- Susie Schlehuber, Founder and School Leader at Lake Superior Academy

"Choice Schools has created and implemented a vision for every child to learn and grow based on his/her needs. They have instilled this mission in their educators, who strive every day to provide the tools for students to reach their full, unique, and empowered potential and purpose.”

– Lisa Gillon, Principal at Livingston Classical Academy

"I have worked with Choice Schools Associates for the last 13 years. The service and support that Choice provides its leaders and schools is top notch. They have figured out a successful formula to support the schools in each facet of operation - human resources, finance, operations, and curriculum and instruction. Their support allows me to focus on the daily operation of my school.”

– Terry Larkin, principal at New Branches Charter School Academy